Definitions of scattering:
  • noun:   a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
  • noun:   the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions
  • noun:   a small number dispersed haphazardly
    Example: "The first scatterings of green"
  • noun:   the act of scattering
  • noun:   spreading widely or driving off
  • adjective:   spreading by diffusion

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